This Man's Navy (1945)

01/04/1945 (US) AdventureDramaWar 1h 40m
  • User
    Score

Overview

During World War II, Chief Aviation Pilot Ned Trumpet is in charge of an airship at Lakehurst, New Jersey naval base. Trumpet orders an unauthorized and premature attack on a German submarine but the bomb misses and the submarine fires back, hitting the airship. Trumpet takes over the controls and sinks the submarine, The pilot faces a court-martial for disobeying orders but the older man takes the blame for his actions. Weaver transfers to the Ferry Command, and while on assignment in Burma, his aircraft crashes in Japanese territory. Trumpet rushes to the scene with a rescue team. Both are successfully brought out and are decorated for their heroism. Afterward, Weaver indicates that he will be returning to the lighter-than-air service in Lakehurst, to reunite with his "father".

  1. William A. Wellman

    Director

  2. Borden Chase

    Story

Top Billed Cast

  1. Wallace Beery

    Wallace Beery

    Ned Trumpet

  2. Tom Drake

    Tom Drake

    Jess Weaver

  3. James Gleason

    James Gleason

    Jimmy Shannon

  4. Noah Beery

    Noah Beery

    Joe Hodum

  5. Jan Clayton

    Cathey Cortland

  6. Selena Royle

    Selena Royle

    Maude Weaver

  7. Henry O'Neill

    Henry O'Neill

    Lt. Cmdr. Roger Graystone

  8. Steve Brodie

    Steve Brodie

    Timothy Joseph Aloysius 'Tim' Shannon

  9. View More

Full Cast & Crew

No videos, backdrops or posters have been added to This Man's Navy.

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget -

Revenue -

Keywords

Content Score

56

We're so close, yet so far.

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

Login to report an issue

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Can't find a movie or TV show? Login to create it.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page